Fox Valley, or the Fox Cities as it's also known, is the third largest metropolitan area in Wisconsin. It includes the cities, towns and villages along the Fox River as it flows from Lake Winnebago into Green Bay. At least four hotels in this area feature indoor water parks.
Country Inn & Suites by Carlson, Appleton North
The indoor water park at Country Inn & Suites by Carlson, Appleton North, in Little Chutes, offers attractions for all ages. Children’s activities include two water slides, water basketball and two “dump buckets.” Adults can relax in a Jacuzzi with cascading waterfalls while sipping a cocktail from Island Jack’s Tiki Bar, the poolside snack bar with full bar service. The park also features a game room with video games, air hockey and pool tables.
Country Inn & Suites by Carlson, Appleton North 130 Patriot Drive Little Chute, WI 54140 920-788-8080 countryinns.com
Best Western Grand Seasons Hotel Conference Center & Indoor Waterpark
Located in Waupaca, the Best Western Grand Seasons Hotel Conference Center & Indoor Waterpark is less than an hour from the Fox Cities. The park offers an activity and plunge pool, two enclosed water slides and a whirlpool. The kiddie area features a wading pool, swan slide and mushroom fountain as well as zigzag spray, a spray hoop and geysers. Other park attractions include an observation area, a sauna, basketball hoops and volleyball. A game room offers video and pinball games, air hockey and pool tables.
Best Western Grand Seasons Hotel Conference Center & Indoor Waterpark 110 Grand Seasons Drive Waupaca, WI 54981 715-258-9212 bestwesternwaupaca.com
Tundra Lodge Resort Waterpark & Conference Center
The three-story indoor water park and outdoor splash pad at Tundra Lodge Resort Waterpark & Conference Center in Green Bay covers more than 30,000 square feet. Attractions include a lazy river, an interactive water playground and more than 500 feet of water slides. The park’s Gold Rush Arcade offers more than 70 video and interactive games. Day passes to the park are based on hotel occupancy.
Tundra Lodge Resort Waterpark & Conference Center 865 Lombardi Avenue Green Bay, WI 54304 920-405-8700 tundralodge.com
Ramada Plaza Hotel
The Ramada Plaza Hotel in Green Bay features a 15,000-square-foot indoor water park. The park includes recreational and plunge pools as well as a zero access entry wading pool. Other amenities include two water slides, a Jacuzzi, a sauna and a game room. General pool hours are from 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Adult swim hours are from 10 p.m. to 11 p.m. Monday through Sunday. Slide hours are from 4 p.m. to 9 p.m. Friday and 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, as of 2010.
Ramada Plaza Hotel 2750 Ramada Way Green Bay, WI 54304 920-499-0631 greenbayramada.com
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